Dukes Plaintiffs Seek Regional Classes In Wal-Mart Battle

Law360, New York (April 15, 2013, 7:58 PM EDT) -- Female Wal-Mart Stores Inc. workers led by Betty Dukes on Monday asked the California federal judge overseeing their high-profile sex bias case to certify three regional classes following the U.S. Supreme Court's decertification of a massive nationwide class in the suit.

Telling the court that the size of the classes, the scope of the claims and the evidence supporting the class certification bid are all “markedly different” from the 1.5 million member class the high court nixed in the case in June 2011, the plaintiffs asked...
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